Some strokes are very serious and can cause a coma, or may lead to someone dying. This guide looks at the care given to someone in a coma, and how end-of-life care can support someone who's unlikely to recover.
Vascular dementia is a type of dementia that happens when the blood supply to your brain becomes reduced. It is a common type of dementia that can be caused by a single stroke, a series of small, silent strokes or small vessels disease.
Find out about the different types of stroke, the effects of stroke and how to reduce your risk of stroke within this section.
At the moment there are no treatments that cure vascular dementia but there are treatments to help with many of the symptoms.
Find out more about the different types of stroke and why they happen.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on treatment and therapy options.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information to help with the effects of stroke.
‘Invisible impairments’ can make it difficult for stroke survivors to maintain a job, according to a study from the University of Cambridge and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
If you’ve been affected by stroke, our Stroke Helpline is here to support you you. We can offer advice, support and guidance, and we can answer your questions about stroke.
Find out about our Stroke Helpline and Information Service, the service standards we work to, and how we perform against these.